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Obama Marks 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation
President Obama marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation....


United Nations Honors Victims of Slavery
On March 25 of every year, the United Nations observes International Day of Remembrance of the Vict...


Emancipation Proclamation to be Displayed at National Archives
The original Emancipation Proclamation will be displayed at the National Archives in Washington....


Postal Service to Issue Emancipation Forever Stamp
The Postal Service will issue a stamp commemorating the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Ema...


US Archives to Display Emancipation Proclamation
The National Archives is placing the original Emancipation Proclamation on display in Washington to...


This Day in Black History: May 28, 1863
The 54th Massachusetts Infantry, the most famous African-American regiment, leaves Boston for comba...


D.C. Observes Emancipation Day
The holiday marks the day President Lincoln freed the city’s slaves in 1862....


History Lesson: The Day Lincoln Spoke Against Slavery
On Dec. 1, 1862, Abraham Lincoln stood before Congress and asked them to give his Emancipation Proc...


Early Version of Emancipation Proclamation on Display in Harlem
The Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation turns 150 years old....


RFK-owned Emancipation Proclamation up for Auction
RFK-owned Emancipation Proclamation up for Auction...


Rare photo of slave children found in NC attic
Rare photo of slave children found in NC attic...


UCLA Finds Lost 1965 Recording of MLK Jr. Speech
It's the second long-lost audio found in as many months....


Sleuths Trace Fate of 1st Black Male Slave Freed By Lincoln
Historians have located the grave site of William Costley in Minnesota....


Commentary: The Republican Party's War on Black People?
When middle-class white voters wake up, they'll see just whose side the GOP is really on....


John Ridley: 'André Benjamin Has Qualities Like Jimi Hendrix'
The Academy Award-winning writer discusses the OutKast star and rock legend....


Hillary Clinton Is KING Magazine's Person of the Year
  Whether it’s here at BET.com or somewhere else on the Web, editors spend the last month...


The First Lady Welcomes D.C. Students to the White House
Michelle Obama welcomes D.C. students to the White House....


Obama Marks 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act
President Obama pays tribute to President Lyndon Johnson who signed the Civil Rights Act into law....


Obama to Headline Civil Rights Summit in Texas
President Obama and other leaders to honor Lyndon B. Johnson's contributions....